CHAPTER VI
THE EXECUTIVE

Part I - FEDERAL EXECUTIVE


Part : I  -  II  -  III
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    1. No person shall be qualified for appointment as a member of any of the bodies aforesaid if -
      1. he is not qualified or if he is disqualified for election as a member of the House of Representatives;
      2. within the preceding ten years, he has been removed as a member of any of the bodies or as the holder of any other office on the ground of misconduct.

    2. any person employed in the public service of the Federation shall not be disqualified for appointment as Chairman or member of any of such bodies:

      Provided that where such person has been duly appointed he shall, on his appointment, be deemed to have resign his former office as from the date of the appointment.
    3. No person shall be qualified for appointment to any of the bodies aforesaid if, having previously been appointed as a member otherwise than as an ex officio member of that body, he has been re-appointed for a further term as a member of the same body.
    1. Subject to the provisions of subsection (3) of this section, a person holding any of the offices to which this section applies may only be removed from that office by the President acting on an address supported by two-thirds majority of the Senate praying that he be so removed for inability to discharge the functions of the office (whether arising from infirmity of mind or body or any other cause) or for misconduct.
    2. This section applies to the offices of the Chairman and members of the Code of Conduct Bureau, the Federal Civil Service Commission, the Independent National Electoral Commission, the National Judicial Council, the Federal Judicial Service Commission, the Federal Character Commission, the Nigeria Police Council, the National Population Commission, the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission and the Police Service Commission.
    3. All members of the National Population Commission shall cease to be members if the President declares a National Census Report as unreliable and the report is rejected in accordance with section 213 of this Constitution.

    1. In exercising its power to make appointments or to exercise disciplinary control over persons, the Code of Conduct Bureau, the National Judicial Council, the Federal Civil Service Commission, the Federal Judicial Service Commission, the Revenue Mobilisation and Fiscal Commission, the Federal Character Commission, and the Independent National Electoral Commission shall not be subject to the direction or control of any other authority or person.
    2. The National Population Commission shall not be subject to the direction or control of any other authority or person:-
      1. in appointing, training or arranging for the training of enumerators or other staff of the Commission to assist it in the conduct of any population census;
      2. in deciding whether or not to accept or revise the return of any officer of the said Commission concerning the population census in any area or part of the Federation;
      3. in carrying out the operation of conducting the census; and
      4. in compiling its report of a national census for publication.


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